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of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. thank you, sweetie. thank you. >> i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> and in case you didn't hear that last part, sasha said you didn't mess up. in reference to the first time he took the oath in 2009. last night the president and first laid yea long with the vice president and mrs. biden all attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste on how that evening went. >> thank you so much for joining us tonight. but more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship and support that you've shown us since we've begun this long journey together. >> hello, i am jill biden's husband and i'm delighted to be with you all here. in the weeks and months ahead, we're going to reduce gun violence here in america. we're going to pass comprehensive immigration reform. and we're going to put this nation's economy on a sustainable path to the
of the united states is saying that. >> so where do things go from here? nbc's tracie potts is in washington for us. how is the president going to get the public and congress to support this legislative agenda? >> reporter: you were talking about the nra getting ready for a battle. the white house has a battle plan as well. it started last night. the president put an op-ed in the connecticut local connecticut newspaper near newtown where the shooting happened putting the pressure on congress saying they need to help and not hinder this process. the white house also has a campaign style tour planned for the president to talk about his gun control measures. no word yet what the stops are but they are hoping it will drum up public support. the polls are showing the public is increasingly favoring an assault weapons ban and even universal background checks a big part of his plan. finally the white house is putting out a new website with videos from some of the victims, again all part of a big campaign to try to get more public support for these measures that he's announced. >> tracie potts live
in the united arab emirates, the world's tall els building set the stage for a giant celebration. in paris, tens of thousands celebrated at the eiffel tower. while in london, big ben rang out the old and rang in the new. and the tradition continued in the big apple. tens of thousands crammed into times square to officially welcome 2013. kirk gregory, nbc news. >> beautiful kisses to start the new year. >>> on the first day of the new year, more than 400 new laws go into effect around the country. here are just a few. in maryland, same-sex couples now have the right to marry. and the wedding ceremonies started just after midnight in baltimore. california and illinois have both banned employers from forcing their workers or job applicants to hand over passwords from their personal facebook or twitter accounts. california's also outlawed using hounds to hunt bobcats or bears after lawmakers decided it's not a fair fight. in florida, flash away. police can no longer give tickets to drivers who flash their headlights to let fellow motorists know there's a speed trap ahead. >>> here's your new year's
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> here's your "first look" at some of the other news going on around america. >>> bedlam inside a baton rouge shopping mall. louisiana police broke up a massive fight between hundreds of teens. more than 200 arrived for a flash mob event. >>> a tragedy in massachusetts, as a raging inferno killed an elderly couple and seriously injured their son and his family. the visiting family of four did make it out but not before a child suffered serious burns. the fire is under investigation. >>> and finally, officials in one vermont town are forcing a home owner to clean out her pig sty, she was ordered to remove over 30 pigs from her home. after town coun
here. >> i don't think that the united states of america can be effective if we stand with the forces of autocracy. that's fundamental. >> i have to make that the final word. thanks to all of you here. quick programming note, stay with nbc news for special coverage of president obama's inauguration starting tomorrow on "today." that's all for today. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." >>> good morning on this very special monday celebrating president obama's inauguration on this martin luther kij er kt holiday. >>> hundreds of thousand ans pour into the capital for festivities. we'll have details on a situation in kabul. >>> the latest on barbara walters' hospitalization. super bowl xlvii pits brother versus brother and then man versus shark. good morning to see you. in a few hours, president obama will take the oath of office for the second time in 24 hours before laying out his agenda for the next four years. just before noon sunday, supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath of office as required by law on the 20th of january. take a listen. >> please raise y
for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> here's your "first look" at some of the other news going around in america, a high-speed ferry slammed into a new york city pier, the crash left over 70 people bloodied and battered with injuries ranging from minor to serious. the national transportation safety board has launched a team to investigate that accident. >>> new york firefighters were kept busy as a crane collapsed at a construction site. >>> a drug bust turned baltimore streets into a drag strip. a female suspect led authorities on a high-speed chase for 30 minutes before they made their arrest. >>> an uninvited guest living under her home. heating repairman discovered beer cans in the crawl space t
on the move. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. office superstore ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples. that was easy. [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> here is your "first look" on other news going on around america. a manhunt ended with gunfire in a san diego movie theater. an armed domestic violence suspect tried to blend in with viewers of a scre
a close eye on a few things. first, united airlines is going to chop about 600 jobs through buyouts and layoffs. net to netflix, shares jumped 42%. with strong quarterly earnings. after peaking in the $700 range, apple is down 36%. the question everyone is asking, how low will they go. next to new home sales which some estimate to be at 400,000 for december. if that number is accurate, it would be a very good sign for the economy. and i'm sure you've seen the frenzy over subway's one-inch short controversy. sandwich lovers aren't too happy. and some filed class action lawsuits claiming the footlong is only 11 inches long. the suit says customers are owed a refund for the portion of the sandwich that they've not been receiving. subway has declined to comment on the lawsuit. a spokesman said the restaurant chain has redoubled the efforts to ensure consistency in every sandwich we have. >>> straight ahead, a super size controversy surrounding the super bowl's superdome. >>> plus, what is this, is it a bird, a plane, a man? we'll tell you. [ male announcer ] ok, here's the way the syste
of the 44th president of the united states of america. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: they wowed the crowd at the inaugural balls. president obama in white tie but first lady michelle obama in a ruby red gown by jason wu. this was the ball for the military. >> i have no greater honor than being your commander in chief. >> reporter: it had been an obama family day. malia and sasha, dad and mom. as america paid tribute. an inaugural parade that showed off the nation's talent and diversity. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the presidential's ceremonial swearing-in witnessed by as many as 1 million people. >> congratulations, mr. obama. >> reporter: mr. obama urged cooperation, rare now in washington, to cut health care costs and the deficit. >> but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will buildi its future. >> reporter: we can make progress, he said, on immigration, gay rights, climate change and school safety. a night to remember for the ob
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lines. united airlines, the only american airier to operate the dreamliner said it has ordered inspections of all of its 787s. aviation experts say these are to the serious problems given the high-tech plane but they warned it could still undermine consumer confidence. >>> the government is calling for an urgent review of the nation's arctic offshore drilling practices in the wake of series of missteps involving the shell oil company. this week's grounding of a shell oil rig is just the late northwest a string of blunders and accidents involving the company's ships and support equipment. the 60-day assessment could halt or scale back plans to open alaska's arctic waters to oil exploration. >>> some sobering news from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration in its annual climate report. noaa said that 2012 was the hottest year on record in the lower 48 states with an average temperature of 55.3 degrees. that shattered the previous record set in 1998 by a full degree. the report says data provides further evidence that human activity, especially the burning of fossil
of the united states. he's not emperor of the planet. >> reporter: the last time the congress fought over the debt ceiling, we saw the first credit downgrade. >> it may take another downgrade, a default, the serious economic consequences that flow from it to jolt us back to some kind of reality. >> reporter: a new congress with old issues still undecided. and on a short deadline, too. it looks like we could hit that debt ceiling if a few weeks again. >> tracie potts, thank you very much. >>> house speaker john boehner has come under fire for his handling of the fiscal cliff talks and for postponing the sandy aid talk last week. we asked if the country would be better off with someone else as speaker? >> the hard right with the money machine and with the way they control the messaging and even their wing of the media has such a grip on this party that i'm afraid it's going to take a while before the republicans themselves come to their senses. i don't think it's the person who's there. boehner, by all reports, is more moderate than just about anyone else in that leadership, more mod ran th
the united states government time to pay these bills on time, the result will be catastrophic. hopefully we will focus on seeing if we can put a package like this together with a little bit less drama, a little less brinksmanship, not scare the heck out of folks quite as much. >> the president doesn't want to scare us quite as much. nbc's tracie potts is on capitol hill. that was a new year's day to remember. >> it was. it was just in time for many americans who were concerned for tax rates going up. couples who make $450,000 or more will have higher tax rates here. you heard the president also talking about or eluding to the debt ceiling, that's a fight the congress still has to deal with, as the president made reference to paying those bills we already incurred. john boehner was able to gather together 85 votes in favor of this bill, overwhelmingly passed in the stat. not as much -- most republicans voted against it in the house. in the end they were able to get it past. not mentioned as much but something that limb pact a lot of paychecks, remember that 2% payroll tax cut we enjoyed in t
the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges of child abuse resulting in death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the president told the new republic it will be better for the players. especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the money is owed to her defense attorney who won her acquittal in 2011 on charges of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. >>> well, markets kick off on a high note this week. the dow is up 6% for january. opens
only hope it's true. >>> congratulations to manchester united, the first with a $3 billion valuation. the dallas cowboys are a distant second at $2.1 billion. >>> canned air? a chinese billionaire is selling fresh air in soft drink cans. flavors include post industrial taiwan. straight ahead, media day for the ravens and 49ers including randy moss's pick for greatest quarterback ever. >>> smoking e cigarettes can be deadly and getting ready to feed the troops on super sunday. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing
to underage drinking and other charges. >>> the chicago transportation authority is suing united airlines. they claim the airline is buying its jet fuel 70 miles away to avoid paying close to $300 million in sales taxes. the airline says the suit's claims are untrue. >>> students at the university of vermont should not bring bottled water had they return to campus because the school has banned its sale for environmental reasons. vermont is the largest public university to prohibit bottled water sales on campus. they've even converted water fountains to bottle-filling stations. >>> over to wall street this tuesday morning. the dow opens the day at 13,507 after adding 18 points yesterday. the s&p and nasdaq were both down. overseas the nikkei gained 77 points but the hang seng fell 31. >>> the nasdaq and the s&p slipped monday thanks to worries that apple has gone sour. shares of the tech titan dipped below 500 for the first time in nearly a year after reports the company has cut orders for iphone parts due to weak demand. >>> meanwhile, pc maker dell surged 13% on fresh takeover talk. afte
husband as he departed with his national guard unit aft. >>> and a very big snake wedged itself on to a plane but was fighting winds of 250 miles per hour and did not survive the flight. >>> an sunday, it will be one year since the italian luxury cruise liner the costa concordia ran aground. preparations are under way for a memorial at the half sunken ship. michelle kosinski is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. people are already starting to arrive here on the island for that service on sunday. it always amazes people to see that, yes, the ship is still here in the exact same position it was. what has changed is you can see the enormous structures that salvage crews have built around it. they are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week to prepare to finally roll it over upright and float it out of here, probably not until the fall. but you know what? today you talk to the survivors of that wreck, and for them, the emotional aspect is just as present, just as large. there's still a lot of anger toward the company that this happened at all and they say for the way
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